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Regional Director-Home Hospice

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Christus Health Irving, TX

Company
Christus Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000131719706
Location
Irving, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
575959215

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

Assumes primary responsibility for the efficient and effective implementation of operations for the hospice program in accordance with corporate mission and values, hospice philosophy and goals, home care policy/procedures, and all state, federal and CHAPS regulations and guidelines. Effects Agency outcomes through interpretation, implementation, and evaluation of hospice standards, Agency philosophy and Agency policies and procedures. Facilitates communication and collaboration to promote excellence in patient care and enhance patient/family outcomes. Effectively manages utilization of staff and material resources so that the most therapeutically effective patient care is provided in a cost-effective manner. Promotes the professional development of the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team. Educates other professionals, including physicians, and the community on end-of-life care and hospice as an integral component of the continuum of care.

Requirements



Education/Skills


- Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field is required. MSN preferred.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Must be able to communicate in detail when setting expectations or outlining goals & objectives.

- Must possess advanced knowledge of general nursing theory, practice and trends and be able to apply the knowledge to complex problems.

- Must have the ability to organize, coordinate, and direct; demonstrate judgment, diplomacy, assertiveness and initiative. Must work well with others.

- Must have working knowledge of Profit & Loss statements and financials.

Experience


- Minimum of five (5) years management experience is required; previous hospice leadership preferred.

- Demonstrated management and leadership skills (decision making, problem solving, delegation, prioritizing).

- Supervisory experience is required, with responsibility for multiple sites or locations.

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications


- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse

- CPR certification is required

- Current driver's license with adequate transportation

- Current automobile insurance